With a fresh new look for a brand new generation of school children to take to its heart, every teacher, parent and child should have a copy. Nobody leave the room. Everyone listen to me. We had ten pairs of scissors At half-past two, And now there's only three. This title offers a collection of school poems.
This witty collection of school poems by Allan Ahlberg, has a cover refresh for a whole new generation of school children to take to its heart. It is full of typical classroom events that will be recognized and enjoyed by everyone - from never-ending projects, reading tests, quarrels, making-up, excuses and 'Please, Sir, it isn't fair', Please Mrs Butler accurately portrays everyday primary school life.
Fritz Wegner's line drawings beautifully complement the hilarious and poignant verses.
Praise for Please Mrs Butler:
'Hilarious and poignant school verses about primary school life. A real winner' - Guardian
'Clever, funny and nostalgic, the collection is a delight' - Sunday Times
PLEASE MRS BUTLER - The most important 20th-century children's poetry book' - Books for Keeps poll
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Hilarious and poignant verses about primary school life. A real winner * Guardian * Clever, funny and nostalgic, the collection is a delight * Sunday Times * The most important 20th-century children's poetry book * Books for Keeps poll *
About Allan Ahlberg
Allan Ahlberg, a former teacher, postman, plumber's mate and grave digger, is in the super-league of children's writers. He has published over 100 children's books and, with his late wife Janet, created such award-winning picture books as Each Peach Pear Plum and The Jolly Christmas Postman - both winners of the Greenaway Medal. He has also written prize-winning poetry and fiction for older readers. The Telegraph described him as 'By far our best writer for the young.'
Please Mrs Butler by Allan Ahlberg
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